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Spa Academy Askern

Spa Academy Askern



Curriculum Intent

Spa's history curriculum aims to equip pupils so that they will:


Spa's history curriculum, as part of our over-arching curriculum model, is designed with our curriculum drivers in mind:


Curriculum Implementation


History & Spa's Literature-Led Curriculum

As part of Spa's Literature-Led Curriculum, the literature spine has been developed to allow pupils to confidently enjoy history-themed literature in the term following discrete teaching of history. More information can be found below and under the English page.

History-themed Literature

Stig of the Dump by Clive King, Edward Ardizzone | Waterstones   Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Book 1): Riordan,  Rick: Books   She Wolf: a brilliantly original Viking adventure set in the Dark Ages :  Smith, Dan: Books   Secrets of a Sun King: 1: Carroll, Emma: 9780571328499: Books

In Spring 1 (the previous term) pupils will have studied history discretely. By studying this history in the previous term, the carefully-selected literature studied during Spring 2 is accessible as pupils have already been exposed to the vocabulary and background knowledge required to comprehend.



Key Documents

Please find below the key documents referred to throughout this page.